Global law firm Hogan Lovells hired Rupa Briggs as a capital markets partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice group in its New York office. Rupa joined from Cooley, where she represented issuers and investment banks in capital markets transactions.
Cambridge Bancorp and Eastern Bankshares entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Cambridge will merge with and into Eastern in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $528 million.
St. Cloud Capital, a Los Angeles-based private investment firm, closed its fourth fund, St. Cloud Capital Partners IV SBIC (Fund IV) with total capital commitments of $236 million, including leverage from the Small Business Administration.
Matrix Capital Markets Group advised TBC Corporation on the sale of TBC’s company operated retail businesses to Mavis Tire Express Services. The sale includes TBC’s retail network of 595 tire and automotive service centers that utilize the NTB Tire & Service Centers and Tire Kingdom Service Centers brands.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware confirmed Mallinckrodt’s plan of reorganization, paving the way for the company to begin the next stage in its reorganization process.
Franklin BSP Lending and Franklin BSP Capital, business development companies advised by affiliates of Benefit Street Partners, acquired substantially all of the equity interests of Encina Equipment Finance.
JPMorgan Chase provided debt financing to Marvell in support of its acquisition of Inphi. J.P. Morgan Securities served as exclusive financial advisor and Hogan Lovells acted as legal advisor to Marvell. Qatalyst served as exclusive financial advisor to Inphi and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman served as its legal advisor.
Deutsche Bank Direct Lending provided debt financing for the acquisition of Global Marine Group by an investment affiliate of J.F. Lehman & Company.
Hogan Lovells named Chris Donoho practice area leader for the firm’s global Business Restructuring and Insolvency practice. Donoho succeeds Stephen Foster of the London office.